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Katharina OTT[1]

Female 1851 - 1900  (49 years)


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  • Name Katharina OTT 
    Born 10 Mar 1851  Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Health Died from injuries sustained in the Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900. 
    History Henderson EMB p. 47: died "Abends; begraben d. 8." 
    Immigration 2 Jul 1878  Strassburg; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Reference Number 288ka 
    Died 8 Sep 1900  Galveston, Harris, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • at approximately 11 pm, two hours after the deadly hurricane had blown their house apart.
    Buried 9 Sep 1900  Galveston, Harris, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I585  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2014 

    Father Johann OTT,   b. Abt 1813,   d. Abt 1875, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Maria HUEBNER,   b. Abt 1813,   d. Aft 1880, York Co., Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1845 
    Family ID F15778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Bernhard KROEKER,   b. 29 Feb 1848, Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1927, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1869  Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Helena O. KROEKER,   b. 11 Aug 1870, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1966, Dallas, Polk, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     2. Johann KROEKER,   b. 6 Jun 1874, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jun 1878, at sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
    +3. Maria KROEKER,   b. 13 Jan 1877, Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1937, Dallas, Polk, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +4. Katharina KROEKER,   b. 12 Dec 1878, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1946, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +5. Bernhard Ott KROEKER,   b. 7 Sep 1880, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1948, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Sarah KROEKER,   b. 13 Mar 1882, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1969, Östergötlands Län, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +7. Anna O. KROEKER,   b. 11 Oct 1883, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1962, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +8. Heinrich O. KROEKER,   b. 31 Aug 1885, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1958, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     9. Elisabeth KROEKER,   b. Abt 1888, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1889, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     10. Justina KROEKER,   b. 10 Apr 1890, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1897, Genoa, Lincoln, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     11. Cornelius KROEKER,   b. 10 Apr 1890, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1890, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Ships
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    The steamship STRASSBURG was built for Norddeutscher Lloyd by Caird & Co, Greenock (yard #166), and was launched on 24 May 1872. 3,025 tons; 107,06 x 11,89 meters (length x breadth); straight stem (first Norddeutscher Lloyd high-seas vessel so built), 1 funnel, 2 masts; iron construction, screw propulsion, twin single-expansion engine, service speed 11 knots; accommodation for 60 passengers in 1st class, 120 in 2nd class, and 889 to 900 in steerage; crew of 70 to 100. The STRASSBURG was the "name ship" of the 13 vessels of Norddeutscher Lloyd's Strassburg Class of passenger vessels, and was built for the Line's New Orleans service. 3 September 1872, maiden voyage, Bremen - Southampton - New York. 16 October 1872, first voyage, Bremen - Havre - New Orleans. 1874, given new boilers and compound engine, service speed 12 knots. Made one voyage to Hankau for a cargo of tea, being the first German steamship through the Suez Canal. 16 February 1881, first voyage, Bremen-Baltimore. 11 November 1881, first voyage, Bremen-South America. 1883-1896, primarily to South America. 1885, refitted in Bremerhaven. 2 August 1893, last voyage, Bremen-New York (12 roundtrip voyages). 25 January 1896, last voyage, Bremen-South America. August 1896, sold to Tardi & Co, Genoa, for scrapping. 1897, scrapped at Genoa.
    Family ID F450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1851 - Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Sep 1869 - Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Sep 1900 - Galveston, Harris, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Sep 1900 - Galveston, Harris, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 3.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S68] Henderson, Nebraska, Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church Family Book, Pgs. 46, 47.

    3. [S235] United States Federal Census, Township #10, York, Nebraska; Enumeration District #129, Pg. 6.

    4. [S112] Migration From the Russian Empire, Lists of Passengers Arriving at the Port of New York, (published by the Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1995), Pg. 136.

    5. [S68] Henderson, Nebraska, Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church Family Book, Pg. 47.

    6. [S173] Die Mennonitische Rundschau, (Published in Elkhart, Indiana 1880-1908; Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 1908-1923; Winnipeg, Manitoba 1923-2007), 3 Oct 1900; Pg. 3.